The Australian National Council on Drugs has published a report titled Young people's opinions on alcohol and other drugs issues . The report is the result of a survey of 2,335 young people from across Australia, the majority of whom had completed year 12 education and had experience with alcohol...
According to a new report from the Brotherhood of St Laurence the great untold story of the current youth jobs crisis is the sharp rise in youth underemployment. Underemployment is the situation where people have some work but want to work more hours. According to the report the pool of entry-level...
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has provided the first in a series of publications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey. In this publication you can access TableBuilder , an online tool that allows you to create tables and graphs from the survey data
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released new data to update its publication on Gender Indicators in Australia. You can access some of the key data in a summary , which covers employment rates, pay scales, health issues and education levels, divided by gender. You can also read some more in...
Join a rolling online discussion that will span the globe over 24 hours on Twitter or attend one of the NetSquared Melbourne’s event, The art of storytelling: how to get your story straight. FIND OUT MORE : Visit the Connecting Up website here .
This award recognises the efforts of individuals and organisations, with any or no religious affiliation, that have done the most to improve understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in Australia. The award: widely disseminates good practices that make a significant contribution to improving...
Queensland Association of Independent Legal Services (QAILS), the peak organisation for Queensland’s community legal centres, has launched an exciting new resource to help Queenslanders. The website is a self-directed guide that aims to help users find solutions to their neighbourhood problems...
A new Child Safety Practice Framework was launched on 26 August. The Queensland Government’s response to the Child Protection Commission of Inquiry (Carmody) Final Report continues to bring changes to the child welfare system in Queensland. The Director General stated that the new system will...
Health Start is conducting a study to document the family, social and cultural circumstances of parents with intellectual disabilities. Researchers are undertaking analysis of survey data sources from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Western Australia Data Linkage System (via the Telethon...
University of Melbourne researchers have found that Indigenous school attendance improved when there was a threat that the Federal Government would cut welfare payments if children didn’t go to school. However, when it became apparent that ceasing welfare payments would not occur, school attendance...

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